The Occidental Papagayo hotel is located on Playa Buena Beach, approximately 45 km from downtown Liberia and 34 km from the Liberia airport.
Hotel details
Minimum age
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  • Full hotel
  • Minimum age required : 18
Important information
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Brochure Erratum(s)

  • Please take note of the following change in our 2017-2018 brochure.

    January 19, 2018:
    There is a an extra cost for WiFi .

Good to Know

  • Easter week information: Presently Costa Rica law does not permit the service of alcoholic beverages on Thursday and Friday during Easter week. All outlets including bars will be open in any case.
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 34 km from Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport - Liberia
  • Beachfront
  • Close to a park/nature reserve
  • Area: Playa Buena Beach

Hotel Description

  • Minimum age required - Full hotel
  • 163 rooms
  • 22 building(s) of 2 storey(s)

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 2 pool(s)
  • 4 restaurant(s)
  • 2 bar(s)
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Live music
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 1 tennis court(s)
  • -
  • WiFi available in :
    • The entire complex ($)
  • Currency exchange ($)
  • Shuttle service throughout the resort
  • Shuttle service off site ($)
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre ($)
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Spa services ($)
  • Car Rental ($)

Beach

  • Lounge chairs

Hotel Contact Information

  • Occidental Papagayo 4.5*
  • Playa Buena Papagayo Gulf , P.O. Box 48-5000 , Guanacaste, Liberia , Costa Rica,485000
  • Tel.: 50626908000
  • Fax : 50626720057
  • Email : papagayo@occidentalhotels.com
Inclusions
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For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners (2/week, reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks unlimited (house wine included)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Mini-bar restocked every 2 days (water and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (selected)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Solo Collection inclusions *:
  • Promotion (no single supplement, limited number of rooms)
  • Communal table for sharing meals (where available)
  • Room service (free, where available)
* Included with "Deluxe Room" only
Premium Level inclusions :
  • Priority check-in at the hotel
  • Concierge service
  • Bath amenities
  • Turn-down service
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Mini-bar restocked daily with water and beer

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners (2/week, reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks unlimited (house wine included)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Mini-bar restocked every 2 days (water and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (selected)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Solo Collection inclusions *:
  • Promotion (no single supplement, limited number of rooms)
  • Communal table for sharing meals (where available)
  • Room service (free, where available)
* Included with "Deluxe Room" only
Premium Level inclusions :
  • Priority check-in at the hotel
  • Concierge service
  • Bath amenities
  • Turn-down service
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Mini-bar restocked daily with water and beer
For travel between November 1, 2018 and October 31, 2019

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 2 times per week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Mini-bar restocked every 2 days with water and beer
  • Non-motorized water sports (selected)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Solo Collection inclusions *:
  • Promotion (no single supplement, limited number of rooms)
  • Communal table for sharing meals (where available)
  • WiFi (free, some restrictions may apply)
  • Room service (free, where available)
* Included with "Deluxe Room" only
Premium Level inclusions :
  • Priority check-in at the hotel
  • Concierge service
  • Bath amenities
  • Turn-down service
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Mini-bar restocked daily with water and beer

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 2 times per week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Mini-bar restocked every 2 days with water and beer
  • Non-motorized water sports (selected)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Solo Collection inclusions *:
  • Promotion (no single supplement, limited number of rooms)
  • Communal table for sharing meals (where available)
  • WiFi (free, some restrictions may apply)
  • Room service (free, where available)
* Included with "Deluxe Room" only
Premium Level inclusions :
  • Priority check-in at the hotel
  • Concierge service
  • Bath amenities
  • Turn-down service
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Mini-bar restocked daily with water and beer
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Deluxe Room > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Solo Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Solo Collection inclusions (Season 2018-2019)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 32 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Solo Collection inclusions
  • Deluxe Room Bay View > Ø

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 32 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • WiFi ($)
  • Deluxe Concierge Room > Ø

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 32 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Concierge service
    • Bottle of wine in room upon arrival
    • Bathrobes
  • Deluxe Bay View Romance Room > Ø

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 32 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • WiFi ($)
    • Bottle of champagne in room upon arrival with chocolate-covered strawberries
    • Breakfast one breakfast in bed per stay
  • Premium Level Luxury > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 32 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • CD/DVD player
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service
    • Telephone
    • Internet (cable Internet connection)
    • Bath amenities
  • Premium Level Luxury Bay View > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 32 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • CD/DVD player
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service
    • Telephone
    • Internet (cable Internet connection)
    • Bath amenities
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Archery
  • Deep sea fishing ($)
  • Jetski ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
    • 1 tennis court(s)
  • Volleyball

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Dance lessons
  • Fitness center
  • Nature walk
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool tables
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • The entire complex ($)

Wall plug ($)

Solo Collection
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Your Vacation, Your Way

The South is your oyster when travelling solo. Kick up your heels in salsa classes. Swap your dancing shoes for fins and snorkel among colourful fish at the beach. Go ahead and order that plate of empanadas in your room at 3 a.m., no one is stopping you! Make new friends, blaze out of your comfort zone… or stay in it! The choice is yours because this is your vacation. Another serving of empanadas, please!

BENEFITS

No single supplement * 
Free WIFI ** 
Communal table for sharing meals **
Free room service **

* Limited number of rooms.
** Where available, in designated area.

To find out to see which specific inclusions apply to this hotel, please refer to "Solo Collection" Inclusions in the "Inclusions" section.
 
May be available with some room categories, according to the property
Restaurants / Bars
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  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)

    • Le Buffet
      Image bar
      • Minimum age : 18 years old
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • The Italian
      Image bar
      • Minimum age : 18 years old
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • D'Oriental
      Image bar
      • Minimum age : 18 years old
      • Dinner : À la Carte Asian Fusion
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • The Grill
      • Minimum age : 18 years old
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Dinner : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • The Snack Bar
      Image bar
      • Minimum age : 18 years old
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
  • Bar(s)

    • The Lobby Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 11:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks ($)
    • The Disco
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 22:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks ($)
Spa
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Services ($)

  • Body Treatments
  • Massage
  • Special Therapies
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Free honeymoon package

  • To be eligible for the honeymoon package, newlyweds must advise at the time of booking and present  proof of wedding, dated within the last month, upon arrival at the hotel.

Wedding package ($)

Honeymoon package ($)

Excursions ($)3
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Liberia

Cultural Excursions
Special offers
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  • Resort Credit (2017-2018)

      • Resort Credit Terms and Conditions: The amount of $500.00 USD (Five Hundred dollars 00/100 USC’s) equals to the discounts given to the Guest that can only be applied on the purchase of different services and products within the resort with the maximum already stated. These services and products are described in www.barcelo.com and on the Resort Credit information that guests will receive while staying at the resort. The products and services listed are not part of the All-Inclusive and the guest will be able to deduct the percentage indicated above on the total amount of the product or service acquired. At the moment of purchase, client will be required to provide the wristband folio number, room number as well to sign a discount voucher. No extra deductions will be made from the guest’s bill at time of check-out. Resort Credits discounts cannot be exchanged for cash, neither totally or partially and no unused portion thereof will be refunded. The resort credit discount cannot be combined with any other discounts, offers or promotions. Additional restrictions may apply. Promotion may change without prior notice.
      • Applicable for travel between December 20, 2017 and December 31, 2018
  • Resort Credit (2018-2019)

      • Resort Credit Terms and Conditions: The amount of $500.00 USD (Five Hundred dollars 00/100 USC’s) equals to the discounts given to the Guest that can only be applied on the purchase of different services and products within the resort with the maximum already stated. These services and products are described in www.barcelo.com and on the Resort Credit information that guests will receive while staying at the resort. The products and services listed are not part of the All-Inclusive and the guest will be able to deduct the percentage indicated above on the total amount of the product or service acquired. At the moment of purchase, client will be required to provide the wristband folio number, room number as well to sign a discount voucher. No extra deductions will be made from the guest’s bill at time of check-out. Resort Credits discounts cannot be exchanged for cash, neither totally or partially and no unused portion thereof will be refunded. The resort credit discount cannot be combined with any other discounts, offers or promotions. Additional restrictions may apply. Promotion may change without prior notice.
      • Applicable for travel between December 20, 2017 and December 31, 2018
Ratings
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TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Things they screw you on! 00¼¼¼ August 8, 2018

  • Not enough seats for dinner. The pool bars close at 5 and 6 p.m. . It cost you $100 round trip from the airport to the hotel back to the airport which is absurd. And they tried to charge me extra...
  • cmontg591953

Garcia Family 00000 August 8, 2018

  • The staff and hotel were outstanding. Every day our room was thoroughly cleaned. Whenever we needed assistance of any kind the response was immediately served. We really appreciated our stay and will...
  • cancunb40

Utilized as a base for SCUBA Diving 0000¼ August 5, 2018

  • The Occidental Papagayo resort served as our base for my husband and I along with our two adult kids for 4 days of SCUBA diving. The resort is conveniently located on the quiet Playa Hermosa, about...
  • Z8899VRbarbarac
Transat rating
8888*
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Hotel Ranking Descriptions

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.